Forbes Under 30 Summit Presented by JP Morgan Chase and Co.
September 30 - October 3, 2018
Senior Writer: Kamilah McLeod
Senior Photographer: Charles Rush
Forbes announced that its Under 30 Summit in Boston, presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co., smashed records across the board for attendance, countries represented, content tracks, previous 30 Under 30 list-makers in attendance and overall media impressions.
A record 9,100 from 71 countries registered for the conference, which took place Sept. 30 - Oct. 3 in Boston, and which featured a
record number of 24 content tracks featuring a record number of speakers and the most 30 Under 30 list-makers in attendance for any Under 30 Summit to-date.
The highlights throughout the four-day show included: the day-long Women@Forbes: Closing the Investment Gap event; a music festival headlined by Marshmello; more than 200 speakers across 24 content tracks; newsmaker discussions with Revolution Chairman and CEO Steve Case; Spanx Founder and CEO Sara Blakely; former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Arizona Senator Jeff Flake. In all, the Under 30 Summit generated more than 10 billion media impressions worldwide, a three-fold increase over last year.
The success of Under 30 Summit Boston comes as Forbes was named as one of the country’s most-trusted news organizations. In a Simmons Research poll of more than 2,000 adults nationwide, Forbes ranked as the 5th most-trusted news organization, in close company with The Wall Street Journal, ABC News, CBS Newsand the BBC, and ahead of Reuters, Bloomberg and The Economist, among many
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is the official Title sponsor of the Under 30 Summit Boston and the Women@Forbes Takeover. This is the first-ever Title sponsor level partnership for any Forbes Live event. Forbes, the defining voice of entrepreneurial capitalism, is a global media leader that champions success by celebrating those who have made it, and those who aspire to make it. Forbes’ Under 30 franchise is a global platform, which comprises Forbes Under 30 lists featuring young game changers published in print and onl ine all over the world; live summits in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Israel. The Forbes brand today reaches nearly 120 million people worldwide every month and it expands to real estate, education and financial services